in Chinese at UC Davis
The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at University
of California, Davis,
invites applications for two full-time positions of Lecturer in Chinese beginning
July 1, 2005. These
are one-year appointments with the possibility of renewal. Primary duties
are modern Chinese (Mandarin) courses at various levels as assigned.
Possibilities of teaching classical Chinese and Chinese literature and
culture courses also exist. The current teaching load is 11-12 class meeting
hours per week or 7-9 courses for the academic year. Requirements include an MA
in either Chinese linguistics, literature, second-language acquisition, or
other relevant fields, native or near-native proficiency in Mandarin and
English, excellence in teaching all levels of Mandarin, and ability to teach in
close coordination with teaching assistants. The department prefers
candidates with college teaching experience in the U.S.,
long-term commitment to program development, ability to apply modern technology
in classroom teaching, and education beyond the M.A. level.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The current salary
range is approximately $35,868 - $41,712.
Shields Avenue, Davis, CA
95616-8601 by December 15, 2004.
Positions will remain open until filled. Preliminary interviews may be
conducted at the ACTFL conference in Chicago
in November. The University of California
is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. This position is covered
by a Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Application materials should include a cover letter describing your
qualifications (including a brief description of teaching methods found to be
successful), curriculum vitae, samples of student
evaluations, and names and addresses of three references. A video
demonstration on tape or CD of classroom teaching is highly welcome. Send
complete application to: Prof. Chia-ning Chang,
Chair, East Asian Languages and Cultures, University